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Old 10-14-2013, 11:00 AM   #11
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Old 10-14-2013, 11:33 AM   #12
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For the minimal price...add the 2nd AC!
Ask anyone who has had 2 ac's on their rig if they regret getting it...the answer will be a huge "NO"!
I'll never go back to a 1 ac camper again
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Old 10-14-2013, 11:48 AM   #13
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I have a 31" TT. In the desert southwest temps exceed 100*F for 12-15 weeks at a time during the summer months. My rig came with one 15K unit, and I have added two more (very inexpensive) portable units. With 3 tons of A/C working on the hotter days 115*F+ I can maintain the inside of my rig at about 78*F. If I were you, I would go for the second unit, assuming you can run both at the same time. Last summer we endured some 120*F days, with lows at night in the 98*F range. We still stayed comfortable, although we did add a box fan to keep moving the inside air. I even had to add a box fan to the fridge outdoor vent intake to keep it cooling properly. Luckily I did not have to pay for the electricity we were using.
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Old 10-14-2013, 12:16 PM   #14
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if buying new and its an option and you expect to camp in heat its a no brainer.....one COULD work if conditions were optimal (parked in some shade, don't open door much , no more than 2 human heat btu units inside).....but why?... ours saw 104-110 this summer in full sun and the 2 15k units would cool to 72 and still cycle..!!...I could not imagine being comfortable in those conditions with only 1 unit....matter of fact I only have 30 amp sercive at my house and the one ac will only cool to about 76-77 inside with 95+ outside temps.....better? ...sure....comfy?...not for me..!
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